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Steps to Register a Company In Uganda

# Process Responsible Body Charges Requirements
1 Company name Reservation with Uganda Registration Service Bureau(URSB) URSB Ug.X 20,000 &  Ug.X 2,200 bank fee Company name assessment forms
2 Membership Subscription with Uganda National chamber of Commerce(UNCCI) UNCCI Annual subscription as per category

Associate =1,100,000/-

Gold = 510,000/-

Silver = 260,000/-

-Certified Name Reservation Form

-Business Case

-Passport copy & Photo of one of the directors

3 Company Registration to obtain the Certificate of Incorporation URSB – Registration fees: UGX 20,000

– Stamp duty: 0.5 % of the share capital

– Stamp Duty on Memorandum & Articles of Association: UGX 35,000

– Filing Fees: UGX 25,000

– Filing Form A3: UGX 20,000

– Filing Form 7/20: UGX 20,000

– Filing Form A9: UGX 20,000

-Filing Form A2: UGX 10,000

– -Company Books
– Memorandum of Agreement
– Articles of Association
– Declaration of companies.
– Form A1:
– Form A2:- Form A3:- Form 7:

– Form 9A:
– Company Resolutions:

4 Register for a Tax Identification Number (TIN) with Uganda Revenue Authority (URA). URA No charges. The TIN application can be completed online on the website URA: ww.ura.go.ug. Personal inquiry form for each director.
5 Register for VAT with Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) if the company has a threshold of over 50,000,000 shillings. URA No charges. Statement of Nominal capital Form that states share capital, number and class of shares, value of the shares.
6 Register  for the trading license with the Municipal Authority where the company premises are located Municipal Authority eg. Kampala Capital City Authority(KCCA) Charges depend on the nature of business and grade. Its assessed by Municipal Authority / KCCA – Memorandum and articles of association,

– Form 7: the name of the directors,

– Certificate of incorporation,

– Lease/ Tenancy agreement.

7 Register with the National Social Security Fund (NSSF). All employers with more than 5 employees are obliged to pay an NSSF contribution of 10% to their employees. NSSF No charges


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